Vacancies at Registers of Scotland

Vacancy for DevOps Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Engineer
Location: Meadowbank House, Edinburgh or St Vincent Plaza, Glasgow
Salary Band: £35,926 - £42,748
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 25 Feb 2018 at 11:59PM

Vacancy Summary

Registers of Scotland (RoS) is responsible for compiling and maintaining 18 public registers relating to land, property and other legal documents in Scotland. We’re an organisation with centuries of history, but a 21st century mandate to be an effective digital first asset for Scotland. Recent targets and developments include completing the digital land register, transforming land registration through improved digital services, and ScotLIS, our new land and information service that facilitates public and professional access to comprehensive data about any piece of land or property in Scotland.

We are currently looking to recruit DevOps engineers. Your role will be to work within software engineering team to help build, deploy and operate our systems. You will be comfortable with coding, scripting and variety of technologies and tools. Communicating and collaborating well with others is as important as being able to analyse and identify processes which could benefit from re-engineering. You will be very strong in automation space, with a focus on business outcomes.

Follow the link to a short video where our Deputy Head of IT Service, Paul will tell you more about this exciting opportunity.

How to apply

Please complete the “statement in support of application” section by telling us a couple of stories about times you’ve met the essential criteria (those are listed in the role profile). You can attach a CV or other document to cover your education and work history, rather than type it all in again, remembering to depersonalise and anonymise so we can assess you fairly.


If we like your style and you've shown us how you meet the essential criteria, then we'll invite you to meet us at Meadowbank House in Edinburgh, with a week's notice. There's a technical portion to the interview to assess your knowledge and skill. There's also a formal competency-based interview where we'll ask you describe occasions when you've demonstrated that you've got the competencies that we're looking for. Please note, provisional dates for assessment are 9th March and 12th March 2018.

If you would like to find out more about this role please contact Lukasz Grabinski, Test Manager.

To see the full job description and person specification, please click on the 'Download' link below this advert to view the Role Profile. If you are interested in this role, you should also read the 'Additional Information' document and the RoS Competency Framework, which can also be accessed via the links below.

To apply, click on the 'Apply for this Job' link below and submit your CV.

 No agencies please

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